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Kelsey Name Meaning and Origin

Kelsey Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Island of Ships, Brave, Victorious

Name Origin


Kelsey is a unisex name of Irish origin, meaning 'Island of Ships'. It also connotes bravery and victory. The name has a strong and independent vibe, suitable for individuals who are determined and courageous.

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Kelsey Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Kelsey flows smoothly and is easy to pronounce with a clear emphasis on the first syllable.

Name Melody Rating:

While Kelsey has a pleasant overall rhythm, the two syllables can sometimes feel slightly abrupt.

Famous People Named Kelsey

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer is an American actor best known for his role as Dr. Frasier Crane on the TV series 'Cheers' and 'Frasier'. He has won multiple Emmy Awards for his performance.

● Kelsey Chow

Kelsey Chow is an American actress known for her roles in TV shows such as 'One Tree Hill' and 'Teen Wolf'. She has also appeared in films like 'The Amazing Spider-Man'.

● Kelsey Merritt

Kelsey Merritt is a Filipino-American model who made history as the first Filipino model to walk in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2018.

Kelsey Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Kelsey

The name Kelsey does not have any strong negative associations or cultural symbols. It is a modern and versatile name that is generally well-received.

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